HP today announced the updated Satellite S Series 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch laptops featuring slim styling, premium design. These laptops can be bought with various specs. It comes with latest Intel CPUs, up to 16GB of RAM, Nvidia graphics, up to 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160) IPS display and more. Just like other new Toshiba laptops, new S series also have TruTalk dual-array microphones that enable voice apps like Cortana and Skype, plus a dedicated Cortana key for easy access to Microsoft’s personal digital assistant.
Irvine, Calif. – June 18, 2015 – Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced a refresh to its Satellite® S Series of performance laptops timed with the Back-to-School selling season. The series features slim styling, premium design, includes two screen size options – 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch – and comes configured with the latest high-performance processors and technologies for top mobile performance, making it an ideal choice for power users, multi-taskers, media creators and PC gamers alike. Built to take advantage of the key features of Windows 10, Satellite S series laptops deliver a robust experience, while proving to be an ideal choice for new capabilities, such as Xbox streaming.
“Satellite S Series laptops are a powerhouse platform for productivity,” said Philip Osako, senior director of product marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “Full-featured and packed with premium components in an all-new stunning design, these laptops provide the ultimate entertainment and productivity experience for those who require it in their everyday lives.”
1080p and 4K Ultra HD Screen Options
With the option of a 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160) IPS display, Full HD 1080p (1920×1080) or HD+ (1600×900) TruBrite® multi-touch display1, the Satellite S Series provides text clarity, better browsing, a bigger workspace and precision video and photo editing. A built-in DVD SuperMulti drive allows users to play music or watch the latest DVD movies.
Smart Voice Detection, Ultra-fast Wi-Fi
Built with Windows 10 in mind, the Satellite S Series offers Toshiba’s TruTalk™ dual-array microphones that enable voice apps like Cortana and Skype, plus a dedicated Cortana key for easy access to Microsoft’s personal digital assistant.
The laptops also include the latest generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi®, delivering faster performance for demanding, high-bandwidth activities like streaming HD videos, transferring high-resolution photos and more, plus the convenience of Bluetooth® for connecting Bluetooth-enabled phones, printers and speakers.
Powerful Performance, Optional Graphics by NVIDIA
The laptops feature 5th generation Intel® quad-core and dual-core processor options, up to 2TB of storage2 in single hard drive configuration or with a 1TB hard drive with an additional 128GB solid state drive, up to 16GB of memory3 and optional discrete graphics by NVIDIA®. All are equipped with a high-capacity SD card slot, USB Sleep & Charge technology4 and an HDMI® port capable of 4K output. The 15.6-inch model includes three Super Speed USB 3.0 ports5 and the 17.3-inch model includes two USB 3.0 ports and two USB 2.0 ports.
Beautiful Sound by Harman Kardon
The Satellite S Series was designed with premium entertainment in mind, with unmatched audio quality. Built-in Harman Kardon® stereo speakers and DTS Sound™ plus exclusive Slipstream™ port technology in the speakers that reduces distortion, creates a more precise, rich sound at max volume for listening to your favorite music while at work or home or on the go.
All-new Elegant Yet Durable Design
The Satellite S Series features a solid, yet lightweight metal construction of sculpted aluminum in a stylish, ultraslim enclosure that measures under one-inch thick and weighs less than five pounds6, resulting in a highly portable and durable device. The laptops include a modern buttonless touchpad with multi-gesture control and a frameless TruType keyboard with LED-backlit contoured keys designed for comfortable typing with less key bounce.
All-new Elegant Yet Durable Design
The new Satellite S Series laptops will be available on July 29, 2015 at major retailers, e-tailers and direct from Toshiba at toshiba.com/us, starting at $719.99 MSRP7 for the 15.6-inch model and $874.99 MSRP for the 17.3-inch model.
The laptops will initially ship with Windows 8.1 pre-installed, however, the series qualifies for a free upgrade to Windows 10 when it becomes available on July 298.